Single-Shell Shotcrete Method
On a 60-m-long test stretch in the course of the construction of the Munich Subway the single-shell jointless shotcrete method was employed. In this case the standard cross section of...

Application of the Maglev System in Germany
After the unification of Germany in 1991, the Federal Government decided to investigate Maglev links between the old and new Federal States to cope with the considerable increase of East-West...

The German Cask-Concept for Intermediate and Final Storage of Spent Fuel

System Selection of Concepts for Direct Disposal of Spent Fuel

Knowledge-Based Systems in Structural Engineering in Germany

The German Participation in the Soviet MARS 94/96 Mission
The German contribution to the science program of the Soviet MARS 94/96 missions includes 14 experiments or experiment, participations to be placed on the various mission elements: the...

The New Munich Airport—Planning, Construction and Opening of a New International Turnstile Airport in Europe
The new Munich airport that began operations just recently dates back to the mid-1950. The paper discusses the general expansion plan which includes site selection; runway system planning;...

Safety Analysis for Waste Transports to the Planned Final Waste Repository KONRAD

Passive Dispersive Transport Modelling: Comparison with Experimental Rhodamine Data in the Elbe Estuary, Germany
Aiming at modelling of the complex water mass, suspended matter and pollutant transport in a tidal estuary, the ability of simulating the transport of passive, conservative tracers is...

Water Quality Modelling: Prediction of the Transport of Water Constituents in the Weser Estuary (Germany)
Water quality monitoring of the Weser estuary is carried out in conjunction with numerical modelling of the transport processes. For analytical and prognostical studies, and especially...

The Pittsburgh MAGLEV Project
A passenger transportation crisis exists in the United States which experts predict will only worsen, wasting billions of U.S. dollars. Magnetic Levitation (MAGLEV) is a promising new...

System Analysis Dual-Purpose Repository New Results of Temperature Calculations
As design concept for a high-level waste (HLW) final repository the emplacement of reprocessing wastes and spent fuel elements of different types in a common repository is being studied...

Comparison of Estuarine Beaches in Germany and USA
Estuarine beaches are those beaches located in sheltered estuaries where wave energies are low and beach dimensions are small in comparison to the more familiar ocean beaches. Estuarine...

A Review of European Developments in Route Guidance and Navigation Systems
This paper summarises the rapid progress in Europe in developing in-vehicle navigation systems. It discusses the various studies which have been carried out of the benefits of route guidance,...

Disposal of Spent HTR Fuel Elements
The emplacement of spent fuel elements from high-temperature reactors (HTR) in deep vertical boreholes in a salt repository is one favorable technique for the disposal of these wastes...

Organic Compound Modelling in Tidal Waters
For a case study, different types of models of the entire harbor of Hamburg were developed. Some of these models are useful for describing oil transport in the case of an accident (e.g.,...

Uprating an In-Service Offshore Pipeline
The Ekofisk to Emden 36-inch pipeline, transmits gas 275 miles from the Ekofisk field to Emden, West Germany, and has been in operation since 1977. The operator Phillips Petroleum Company...

Design of Drainage Pipes Below Landfills
Drainage pipes are an essential component of landfills. Even though their embedment conditions differ substantially from those of pipes for municipal utilities near the ground surface,...

Spent Fuel and High-Level Waste Management in Selected Countries: Trends and Issues
This paper contains descriptions of the major parameters and plans for management of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive wastes in Belgium, Canada, France, the Federal Republic...

Pollutant Removal by Catch Basins in West Germany State of the Art—New Design

 

 

 

 

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